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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:08:28 GMT

Referendum 8: St. Lucie County slot machines  -  TCPalm
Voters in St. Lucie County will decide in November whether slot machines should be allowed where pari-mutuel betting is allowed. Locally, it would apply to expanded facilities at Fort Pierce Jai-Alai & Poker, which asked the County Commission to place ...
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 17:51:10 GMT

Monday Night Beer Pick 'Em, Week 5: Buccaneers vs. Panthers  -  Sports Illustrated
Cigar City Brewing's Jai Alai IPA (7.5% ABV) – Jai Alai, a game native to the Basque region of Spain, is played on a court called a fronton. Jai Alai players attempt to catch a ball using a curved mitt whilst the ball travels at speeds up to 188mph ...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:30:11 GMT
David Baxter Clay: 1936-2016  -  Toledo Blade
He picked up jai alai as an adult — a fast-paced sport similar to racquetball where players hold a curved, wooden hook on their arm to catch and throw the ball. He played with his son, Greg, on Toledo Rec Center handball courts until they made it to ...
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:25:52 GMT

SJM exec says 30 tables sufficient for revamped Jai Alai  -  GGRAsia
Angela Leong On Kei, an executive director of Macau casino operator SJM Holdings Ltd, says “30 gaming tables will be enough” for the Jai Alai complex – a revamped gaming property in downtown Macau peninsula that is expected to reopen before the end ...
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 04:21:49 GMT

30 gaming tables 'enough' for Jai Alai Macau says Angela Leong  -  Macau News
SJM Executive Director and Chief Administrative Officer Angela Leong On Kei said on Monday that about 30 gaming tables would be enough for the company's Casino Jai Alai that is set to reopen by the end of the year. Leong made the comments while ...
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:10:47 GMT

Comedians Josh Wolf and Heather McDonald coming to Dania Beach  -  SouthFlorida.com
Jai alai returns this week to the Casino at Dania Beach (301 E. Dania Beach Blvd., 954-920-1511, CasinoDaniaBeach.com). After a summer off-season, performances will now be held 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 4 and 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays ...
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:11:23 GMT

What's Robby Mook Expecting in the Clinton-Trump Debates?  -  Slate Magazine
Robby Mook talks about Hillary Clinton's tough week and the struggle to pin down Trump. Plus, the rise and fall of jai alai. By Mike Pesca. 160913-thegist-robbymook Robby Mook, Hillary Clinton's campaign manager, visits an office on Feb. 19 in Las Vegas.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:49:20 GMT

Longtime leader of Ocala Breeders' Sales dies at 70  -  Ocala
The company also purchased Ocala Jai Alai in the northern part of Marion County. OBS was established in 1974. When Chiota began directing the day-to-day operations the sales facility had six barns and held regional horse sales. "OBS was a new company ...
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 22:33:53 GMT

Locals hold their own at big Hard Rock poker event  -  Miami Herald
Today fewer than 100 people come to watch jai-alai, even on the busiest days. The games are conducted only because state requires such pari-mutuel activity to maintain a slot-machine license. The games are a big money-loser: there isn't enough gambling ...
Sun, 21 Aug 2016 12:41:56 GMT

Jai Alai Has Lost its Bounce  -  South Florida Reporter
The last time most Americans probably thought of jai-alai was when watching Miami Vice: during its opening credits, a jai alai player slings a ball toward a large green wall. Like the colors and vibe from that 1980's show, jai alai has dwindled to near ...